Definition of Transvaal daisy in English:

Transvaal daisy


  • A South African gerbera, grown for its large brightly colored flowers.

    Gerbera jamesonii, family Compositae

    ‘If your budget is healthy you may also like to make beds of Transvaal daisies and gerbera.’
    • ‘Also known as African or Transvaal daisies, they come in a choice of cream, orange, pink, red and yellow flowers, often measuring 3, 4 or even 5 inches across.’
    • ‘Over 95 percent of grown flowers are chrysanthemums, gladiolus, tuberoses, dahlias, eustoma, Carnations, lilies, roses, baby's breath, flamingo flowers, Transvaal daisies, and bird of paradise.’
    • ‘Native to South Africa, this species of gerbera daisy (also known as Transvaal daisy or Barberton daisy) is a stemless, clump-forming, tender perennial.’
    • ‘The plant is native to South Africa (Transvaal and Cape Province), and this accounts for the alternative names Transvaal daisy and African daisy.’
    • ‘Also commonly called Gerbera daisies, Transvaal daisies or Barberton daisies, the genus contains over 70 species distributed from Africa to Madagascar into tropical Asia and South America.’


Transvaal daisy

/tranzˈväl ˈdāzē/ /trænzˈvɑl ˈdeɪzi/